ANNOUNCEMENT OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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Name of Announcer *ADVANCE SCT LIMITED
Company Registration No.200404283C
Announcement submitted on behalf of ADVANCE SCT LIMITED
Announcement is submitted with respect to *ADVANCE SCT LIMITED
Announcement is submitted by *Simon Eng
Designation *Executive Director
Date & Time of Broadcast28-Feb-2014 18:22:51
Announcement No.00221
 
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Date of Appointment * 01/03/2014
Name of person * Song Tang Yih
Age * 49
Country of principal residence * Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process) * The Nominating Committee has recommended the appointment of Mr. Song Tang Yih as an Executive Director and the President. The Board of Directors is of the opinion that Mr. Song will be an asset to the Company. He brings with him a wealth of experience in bringing businesses to markets across Asia Pacific. He is also effectively bi-lingual; being fluent in Chinese, he will be able to contribute to the Companys growing businesses in China.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility * Executive Director
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.) President
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years * Mr. Song was an executive director and the Chairman of SGX-listed Metech International Limited (Metech). He was instrumental in restructuring Metechs business that subsequent led to its exit from the SGX Watchlist in November 2013. Prior to Metech, Mr. Song had over 10 years of experience in helming the Asia Pacifics operations of US-listed F5 Networks and Palo Alto Networks, managing functions from sales, marketing, planning, budgeting to human resources.
Interest * in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries * 408,543,086
Familial relationship with any director and/or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or of any of its principal subsidiaries * None
Conflict of interests (including any competing business) * None
 
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Present Asia Dynamic Pte Ltd
 
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Disclose the following matters concerning an appointment of director, chief executive officer, general manager or other executive officer of equivalent rank. If the answer to any questions is "yes", full details must be given.
(a)* Whether at any time during the last 10 years, an application or a petition under any bankruptcy law of any jurisdiction was filed against him or against a partnership of which he was a partner at the time when he was a partner or at any time within 2 years from the date he ceased to be a partner? No
(b)* Whether at any time during the last 10 years, an application or a petition under any law of any jurisdiction was filed against an entity (not being a partnership) of which he was a director or an equivalent person or a key executive, at the time when he was a director or an equivalent person or a key executive of that entity or at any time within 2 years from the date he ceased to be a director or an equivalent person or a key executive of that entity, for the winding up or dissolution of that entity or, where that entity is the trustee of a business trust, that business trust, on the ground of insolvency? No
(c)* Whether there is any unsatisfied judgment against him? No
(d)* Whether he has ever been convicted of any offence, in Singapore or elsewhere, involving fraud or dishonesty which is punishable with imprisonment, or has been the subject of any criminal proceedings (including any pending criminal proceedings of which he is aware) for such purpose? No
(e)* Whether he has ever been convicted of any offence, in Singapore or elsewhere, involving a breach of any law or regulatory requirement that relates to the securities or futures industry in Singapore or elsewhere, or has been the subject of any criminal proceedings (including any pending criminal proceedings of which he is aware) for such breach? No
(f)* Whether at any time during the last 10 years, judgment has been entered against him in any civil proceedings in Singapore or elsewhere involving a breach of any law or regulatory requirement that relates to the securities or futures industry in Singapore or elsewhere, or a finding of fraud, misrepresentation or dishonesty on his part, or he has been the subject of any civil proceedings (including any pending civil proceedings of which he is aware) involving an allegation of fraud, misrepresentation or dishonesty on his part? No
(g)* Whether he has ever been convicted in Singapore or elsewhere of any offence in connection with the formation or management of any entity or business trust?No
(h)* Whether he has ever been disqualified from acting as a director or an equivalent person of any entity (including the trustee of a business trust), or from taking part directly or indirectly in the management of any entity or business trust? No
(i)* Whether he has ever been the subject of any order, judgment or ruling of any court, tribunal or governmental body, permanently or temporarily enjoining him from engaging in any type of business practice or activity?No
(j)* Whether he has ever, to his knowledge, been concerned with the management or conduct, in Singapore or elsewhere, of the affairs of :-
(i)* any corporation which has been investigated for a breach of any law or regulatory requirement governing corporations in Singapore or elsewhere; orNo
(ii)* any entity (not being a corporation) which has been investigated for a breach of any law or regulatory requirement governing such entities in Singapore or elsewhere; or No
(iii)* any business trust which has been investigated for a breach of any law or regulatory requirement governing business trusts in Singapore or elsewhere; or No
(iv)* any entity or business trust which has been investigated for a breach of any law or regulatory requirement that relates to the securities or futures industry in Singapore or elsewhere, in connection with any matter occurring or arising during that period when he was so concerned with the entity or business trust?No
(k)* Whether he has been the subject of any current or past investigation or disciplinary proceedings, or has been reprimanded or issued any warning, by the Monetary Authority of Singapore or any other regulatory authority, exchange, professional body or government agency, whether in Singapore or elsewhere? Yes
Warnings from Monetary Authority of Singapore and Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority dated 15 May 2012, for failing to notify substantial shareholdings of a Singapore-incorporated listed company within 2 business days.
 
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Any prior experience as a director of a listed company?Yes
If yes, please provide details of prior experience.Metech International Limited
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